The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 43 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 28 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.63% 2.33% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.16% 11.33% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 6
Median daily rate £363 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +23.33%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
251 150 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.51% 20.58% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 89 104
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (78.57%) C#
4 29 (69.05%) Visual Studio
5 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 23 (54.76%) SQL
8 20 (47.62%) HTML
9 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
10 18 (42.86%) CSS
11 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
11 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (35.71%) Entity Framework
13 14 (33.33%) WCF
14 13 (30.95%) Degree
14 13 (30.95%) jQuery
15 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
15 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
15 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
16 11 (26.19%) UML
16 11 (26.19%) MVC
16 11 (26.19%) V-Model
16 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
17 10 (23.81%) CRM
18 9 (21.43%) Web Services
18 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
18 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
18 9 (21.43%) Marketing
19 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Heroku
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (14.29%) NUnit
4 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.38%) Moq
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) .NET Developer
3 14 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 11 (26.19%) .NET Team Leader
4 11 (26.19%) Software Team Leader
4 11 (26.19%) Team Leader
5 10 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (21.43%) .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) CRM Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Lead Software Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) HTML
3 18 (42.86%) CSS
4 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (35.71%) Entity Framework
6 14 (33.33%) WCF
7 13 (30.95%) jQuery
8 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (14.29%) LINQ
9 6 (14.29%) REST
10 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.52%) HTML5
10 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (7.14%) CSS3
11 3 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (7.14%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (26.19%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) UML
3 11 (26.19%) V-Model
3 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
4 10 (23.81%) CRM
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Open Source
8 3 (7.14%) Open Source Development
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) CODA
3 1 (2.38%) Rackspace